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AP1-3

The AP1-3 chassis started to be developed with a strong concept in mind. It’s key areas of development are the front and rear wings as well as the clutch. The project was due to be a revolution over the AP1-2D chassis. After completion and being intensively tested on wind tunnel and under the CFD software, the chassis has been given the go for a track test. This first taste of the car from the drivers will occur on the 22nd of January 2007, alongside with the car’s presentation.

Developments:

  • 21 January 2007 – Front Wing (Evolution) – 6 days spent;
  • 27 January 2007 – Clutch (Evolution) – 6 days spent;
  • 04 February 2007 – Electrical System (Evolution) – 7 days spent;
  • 05 February 2007 – Rear Wing (Evolution) – 7 days spent;
  • 08 February 2007 – Exhaust (Revolution) – 4 days spent;
  • 11 February 2007 – Gearbox (Revolution) – 7 days spent;

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION

Engine:
Brand: CrystSpeed
No. of cylinders: 8
Fuel: ZBN
Lubricants: ZBN

Transmission:
Gearbox speeds: Seven forward and one reverse
Semi-auto: Yes
Driveshafts: Arx Racing
Clutch: Hand-operated: Yes

Chassis:
Arx Racing moulded carbon fibre/aluminium honeycomb composite incorporating front and side impact structures. Contains integral safety fuel cell

Front suspension:
Inboard torsion bar/damper system operated by pushrod and bell crank with a double wishbone arrangement
Rear suspension:
Inboard torsion bar/damper system operated by pushrod and bell crank with a double wishbone arrangement
Suspension Dampers:
Arx Racing
Electronics:
Arx Electronic Systems control units incorporating electronics for chassis, engine and data acquisition. Arx Electronic Systems also supplies the electronic dash board, alternator voltage control, sensors, data analysis and telemetry systems
Bodywork:
Construction: One-piece sidepod and engine cover. Separate floor section, structural nose with integral front wing.
Tyres:
Own Brand
Brakes:
Riemry
Race wheels:
Enkei
Steering:
Arx Racing power-assisted
Adhesives:
Henkel Technologies
Radios:
Kenwood
Batteries:
Arx Electronic Systems
Instruments:
Arx Electronic Systems
Formula weight:
600kg

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